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The Teacher's Grammar of English

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The Teacher's Grammar of English

The Teacher's Grammar of English
with Answers
A Course Book and Reference Guide

Other available formats:
Paperback - with Answers


Ron Cowan

English Type

American English


Replaced by 9780521007559

Average user rating

(2 user reviews)
$77.00 Hardback
Replaced by 9780521007559





Date Published

May 2008

Product description

The Teacher's Grammar of English is a comprehensive resource text designed to help ESL/EFL teachers understand and teach American English grammar.

The Teacher's Grammar of English is a comprehensive resource text designed to help ESL/EFL teachers and teachers-in-training understand and teach American English grammar. In addition to complete, up-to-date coverage on form, meaning, and usage, each chapter includes practical suggestions for teaching, as well as a unique section that analyzes common errors made by learners from different first-language backgrounds, based on current research in second-language acquisition. Review exercises throughout each chapter make the book an ideal text for a course on English grammar. An answer key is included.

User reviews

 7 September 2016

By fiddler82050
Graduate Student

This text was required in a graduate level course in TESOL grammar at UMBC. On the plus side, there are great summaries of grammar items at key points, helpful exercises, advice for addressing grammar difficulties according to Ss' L1, and leveled activities at the end of each chapter. On the minus side, the book provides confusing, and in my opinion, sometimes incorrect information in several places, e.g. present participles vs. gerunds. Likewise, the texts relies on a series of initials (e.g. NP for noun phrase) but there is no central chart listing all the abbreviations in one place. The text is helpful for informing an instructor's background knowledge of English grammar but it would be incomprehensible to anyone other than a grad student/grammarian. My biggest complaint is that 12 weeks into the course, the book started falling apart. Over a year later, I have to bind it with a rubber band to keep all the pages together. Despite the limitations commented upon, I wanted to rate it a 4.0 or even a 4.5, but but the fact it is physically difficult to work with means it is not a quick and accessible tool for me, rendering it almost useless.

 2 September 2014

By Basmaadly
Full-time teacher

I think that i need this book urgently to guide me in my classroom as Im first grade teacher and I want a book to support my way of teaching grammar. Thanks a lot

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